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. in 18 cities uber is separat operating. what does uber do and what have you createed here. >> having a driver on call% whenever they want to go anywhere, any time. we have that everybody. it's just you get out your smart phone, android iphone, what have you. you press a button and in five minutes a town car appears. >> you're able to get on your iphone a chauffeur of sorts, a black car limousine, town car it arrives faster than most taxicabs would arrive. it's a cashless system. you don't have to pull out any cash. you don't have to hand over a credit card. you don't have to worry about tips all that is done seamless seamlessly. >> credit card on file. the car gets to you. you can see it coming to you on the phone. you get downstairs, the doors open and you get into your car. because your credit card is on file, you get out of the car. no voucher you rate the driver, the driver rates you. that keeps the system awesome. our partners, which are essentially companies our need to have high quality drivers. and a lot of times our partners are companies with one driver. it's the owner of t
the cleanup efforts. in new york city, they're living in third world conditions, raw sewage continues to flow into water ways. thousands still have no power and direct subway service is not expected to return into the middle of next year. >> we were up to five feet of water. it was not water but it was all cesspool so it was sewage water. >> how much can a body tank. >> blankets, two socks three sweaters and gloves. >> they have got garbage they're cleaning in other areas and putting it on the beach here, yet we have still have garbage here. >> it's the way life is. >> jennifer: thousands of volunteers have flocked to the rockaways to help with the cleanup efforts tonight coming from new york, dr. sabaya, welcome to the war room. >> i'm having difficulty hearing you. >> jennifer: i can hear you, just a little bit faint. >> a little bit faint. hopefully they can turn up your microphone because you have important things to say. >> yes. >> jennifer: you spent a year doing development work in rural afternoonafrica. how surprised were you by the conditions on the ground in new york city. >> i was
." there was a murder-suicide of the player from kansas city. >> here is what i believe. if javon belcher did not possess a gun, he and cassandra perkins would be alive today. >> cenk: we'll give you the details in a minute. and on the issue of homeland. have you seen this tv show? it's about the c.i.a. well, the question is are scenes like this realistic? >> you're a terrorist. >> imagine we were sitting down to dinner with your wife and children and drone strike heads destroy us all. who is the terrorist. >> cenk: we have a former c.i.a. agent on the show tonight and she'll explain that the scene is shockingly realistic. how much did sheldon adelson spend on this election? >> cenk: shooting his girlfriend and then going down the stadium and shooting himself as well. we'll give you more details on that in a second. what everyone is talking about is bob costas' reaction during the sunday night football game. first he started out unobjectible, poignant and he usually is. >> in the aftermath of the unphattible eventsunfathomable events in kansas city. this really puts everything in perspective.
music ♪] >> jennifer: let's start tonight in flint michigan. the city about an hour north of detroit. this is my map of michigan and it's a place with a long list of dubious distinctions. it has the highest crime rate of any michigan city the highest number of abandoned properties in the nation and last year it was the number one most violent city in the country. it also is one of the poorest cities. compare that to michigan overall which is at 16%, the 14% is the national figure. it is a sad picture, even more so because of flint's history as the center of the american manufacturing industry. it's the birthplace of this country's labor movement. in 1960, flint was michigan's second largest city 200,000 people. it also had a vibrant middle class, it's public school system was a model for the nation and that was due in large part to the strength of its labor unions and the large number of manufacturing workers living in flint. they took over a factory and they didn't leave until they reached a deal with management. workers occupied several general motor's plants. n
are doing and more importantly, lots of things that cities are doing mayors deal with this problem in a very direct way. they don't deal with it as an ideological question. when a cop gets shot on the beat, they're the ones who have to deal with it. mayors in cities like new york and elsewhere have participated in things like gun buybacks where you offer people a little bit of money it encourages them to bring in their guns. you have about as many guns as people. programs like this or other ones, have to find a way to just get some of the stock that's out there off the streets and either destroy it or get it back in the law-breaking -- nonlawbreaking hands. >> eliot: the 300 million number is obviously the one that is the center of the debate. do gun buybacks, do it alone stop and frisk which is sometimes a topic of substantial conversation from the civil rights perspective. these are critical ways to recover guns but if every gun you get off the streets that an illegal gun can prevent a crime. do we need to put $5 b
across this great land of ours, every little village and town and big city in america, from our studio here on capitol hill in washington, d.c. this friday morning, december 21st, now three days, three shopping days left until christmas. you don't have to worry about the end of the world any more. just go out and party like, you know, nothing ever stops you, and shop until you drop. and listen to us on the way as you are getting ready and watch us here. you can do that on current tv of course. you can listen to us on your local progressive talk radio station and on sirius xm this hour only. maybe that will change one of these days when they come to their senses. it's good to have you with us today. there is a lot of news to talk about. vice president biden having his first meeting of the tax force on -- task force on guns meeting with law enforcement officials and meeting with members of the president's cabinet. and last night, a bombshell on capitol hill when john boehner couldn't get enough republican votes to even have a vote on his so-called plan b
. it destroys innocent lives. this was one of the worths in our city's history. in 1989, a woman was brutally attacked and raped jogging in central park. five black and lieu teen know teenagers were arrested and charged, convicted and spent years in prison. the real assailant confessed to the crime in 2002. it was a complete and total failure on the part of the justice system and media. this is the subject of a movie currently in theaters. >> i look back at the jogger case and wish i'd been more skeptical as a journalist. a lot of people didn't do their jobs. reporters, police, prosecutors defense lawyers. this was a proxy war being fought. these young men were the proxies for all kinds of other agendas. the truth and reality and justice were not part of it. >> joining me now was one of the directors of that film and perhaps the document arian of our time, ken burrs. it's an honor to have you here. >> thank you. it's my pleasure. >> how did you find this case and dive into it and what do you hope we take away? >> i found it through my daughter sarah burns and her husband, a filmmaker that i'v
city has gun buybacks, and we found them to be one good tool. but in new york city we are the safest big city in the country, and have relatively few murders per capita, and one reason is we have some of the strongest gun laws in the country. but 85% of the guns found in new york city came from somewhere else. one state's weak gun laws affect everybody else's crime rate. >> jennifer: yep. today president obama made this announcement today. >> i have asked the vice president to lead an effort that including members of my cabinet and outside organizations to come up with a set of concrete proportionals no later than january, proposals that i then intend to push without delay. >> jennifer: so he is probably going to put some stuff in his state of the union. what do you expect to come out of the task force? >> the president said a lot of good things, and it's fantastic, by the way that he chose vice president biden who is about as smart on these issues and as attuned to law enforcement as anybody in government. but we think the first and best thing you can do is make
narr: miami. is a tale of two cities. rich versus poor. 24 hour partying... 24 hour vice. famous beaches. infamous ghettoes. dangerous gangsters. innocent victims. just ten miles from miami's world famous coastline are some of america's meanest streets. to take down the most violent criminals, the miami dade police department turn to their special response team - known as srt. calvin sync: srt responds to any situation that regular units on the road cannot handle. when they run into trouble, they call us. we are the last line of defence. narr: it's the beginning of the day at miami dade police department. sergeant manny malgor leads one of the three highly-trained units that make up the special response team. man sync: sarge. man: good late afternoon. why am i here early, sir, and you're not? narr: manny's boss, lieutenant calvin james, is srt's overall commander. mannie sync: how are you doing? everything good? good job last night, by the way. calvin: thanks, you too. you too. excellent. narr: with violent crime ever present, the city is becoming increasingly dependent on its el
and again and again. then you've got cities like chicago where it's mayhem. so many murders. we have a news report on that. >> chicago's image has been defined by shots heard and seen and the world usually snippets of carnage and mayhem. >> the city continues to deal with the deadly ivy lens. 13 people dead this weekend including the 14-year-old boy who was shot and killed. >> gary mccarthy told acc 7 that there is still an unacceptable level of violence in the city. so far this weekend four people including two children are dead. and at least 26 people have been wounded in weekend shootings. >> cenk: but our next guest said it's not because there are too many guns, but there are not enough guns in chicago. really? let's ask him. alan gottlieb chairman of the citizens for the right to keep and bear arms. alan, thank you for joining us. give us your best shot on telling us what is wrong with chicago's gun laws. >> chicago has a ban on than guns. it makes it impossible to have a gun. to have a permit in your home, you have to have range training, but you couldn't get to gun range training. an
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many of our cities, and with too much heartache and too many vigils like we experienced today, lowering the flags at half mass, having a moment of silence, people's sincerity and surely their heartfelt thoughts to everyone in newtown are accepted and are wonderful. what is required of elected officials is action. now is the time to act. this is a match that cannot be postponed, and we are complicit congress is complicity if we don't take deeper action. i know it requires dialogue i know as your mayor of new york city indicated restrictions on guns and i have an understanding that we can bring the nra along on this with universal background checks and with respect to assault clips that's the only way you can refer to the magazines that people are able to carry. they have no value in hunting. when terrorists are able to get a gun. when people on a terrorist list are able to get a gun, come on, there are common steps that we can take as a congress and of course the mental health issues. bobby scott of virginia has an incredible bill talking about the violence and the president was also cir
rid of scott brown. 1-866-55-press. >> real people living real lives in new york city. >> we've been threatened with the cutting of hours. we've been threatened with losing our jobs. if i lose my job than to stay there and be belittled. >> jennifer: last week, hundreds of fast food workers took to the streets of new york to demand a living wage. workers from mcdonald's, burger king, wendy's, taco bell, other major fast food chains all walked out. and they called for the minimum wage to be raised to $15 an hour. for the right to unionize without interference. they would be a powerful force. fast food workers are the fourth largest occupation in the country! they earn on average about $18,000 a year. for full time. that's roughly the poverty level for a family of three. at the same time, these big chains are reporting record profits. and the issue underscores a fundamental, moral question. will we build an economy that pays workers enough to support a family or will we use the government to subsidize people's w
. and we saw it play out in new york city. look, we don't want to be an alarmist but that is the disaster of the sort we're going to see more of in the decades to come. what is the earth going to do with all of this energy? it's more than just a graph. this is extra heat. the earth needs to do something with it. what it does is it does a balancing act with weather and climate. i think these things that relate to migration, extinction of species and relate to agriculture regions changing wholesale. if the breadbasket of this country was no longer in this country. think about that. you want to talk about agriculture subsidies, i don't mean to cut you off. >> no, you know more about this than i do. >> the shoe may pink economic. >> cenk: the graph that i should you that was confusing was carbon emissions. and speaking of rising oceans, the scientists are wrong. they're now rising 60% quicker than the scientists had predicted. mark and i talked about this earlier today. i say go see miami while you still can. >> and most people do--of course south beach. most people do live near the water wit
to the chief of police in your city, but understand that this is, no matter what you do, a violation of federal law. and if the dea decides that they're going to prosecute you they can, and they will. the year i bought this place, i was rolling pretty hard, living large, you know? thinking you know, complacent like (bleep) everything's cool i'm bad, whatever. (bleep) camp'd on, big time. they came, dea came looking for me specifically, they didn't know who i was, but they photographs, aerials, they had the whole (bleep) thing, had warrants sworn out and i was scared. so i took that money and i bought this place, and i chilled for a year. myself, i know i've done various things in the past.. such as? such as, oh i was a firefighter for years, i was a general contractor, building contractor. i did have a travel agency, come to think of it (laughing), you know, various things. but it's good to maintain a straight sort of an image so people don't just mark you for what you really are right off the bat. you know, you're like running a constant like laboratory-type experiment. and you want everything
speakakakakakakakakakakakakakakakakakakakakakakakakakakakak nobody knows disasters like comedians. >> new york, the high-tech resilient city. just don't get us wet. what the hell was that? >> that's from my upcoming benefit for victims of hurricane sandy. i booked the strongest, smartest comics i could find. my comedian friends and i will raise money to rebuild homes and lives one laugh at a time. >> awe damn, the lights are out! you know what? i'll watch a little television until they come back on. >> only on current tv. >> eliot: on the 18 -- only 18 days remain until we go over the so-called fiscal cliff and with congress once again heading home after another grueling two-day work week, president obama met once again with speaker boehner. while the president keeps talking about revenues, speaker boehner focuses on expenditures and it is hard to tell if any progress is being made. the main sticking point remains over the issue of tax rates for the wealthy. but according to a recent poll, 76% of the country including 61% of republicans agree that raising tax on the wealthy should be part of any fiscal
for these gun manufacturers. you know, i think people should be flooding cities like easton where they're going to have their convention this year and showing that this is a group that's not the majority of the american viewpoint. >> eliot: i think there is an opportunity to say to the leadership of the nra it doesn't represent you. the nra has an online news show on their web site. today's episode had this piece of so-called reporting. >> senator dianne feinstein has already said she will introduce legislation that would reimpose the assault weapons ban that lapsed in 2004. a ban we all know was a failed experiment from the start. >> eliot: failed experiment even though it reduced crime by 6.7% just in the couple of years, violent assault weapon crime, have to check the data exactly in the few years it was in place. you know it is shocking to me they continue to try to spew completely counter factual information and support the dissemination and the easy access to the sorts of weapons that no rational person wants. bu
for 25 years. new jersey and new york city's gun laws are some of the strictest in the country. i actually wrote congress and senate and governor christie and the president with the assault ban -- the assault weapon ban coming up and i said that if it is going to go federal, we should incorporate a lot of the laws that new jersey and new york city has. i was watching your show a couple of days ago and you had said when you want to adopt a puppy, they have to come and inspect your home. they should be allowed to come and inspect your home. if you have guns, your police chief should know it and be able to knock on your door on a tuesday afternoon and say ma'am i would like to check and see what you have in your home. if they're not locked up, you should be fined. >> stephanie: lauren, you raise a good point. that's why bloomberg makes good sense there. is cause and effect. there is a reason there is less gun violence in a huge city like new york city. right? >> caller: exactly. >> stephanie: you can't say oh, you can
ancestors i come from delaware city, delaware. my ancestors came from salem new jersey. i found out recently that my ancestors came to salem new jersey into philadelphia from latvia and she starts looking at me and said how do you know all of this? i said i know because i've been on this great site called ancestry.com. here in the middle of a cocktail party selling this product. i urge you to try it, too. they'll give you two free weeks if you go to ancestry.com. discover all you can about your family before you then decide whether or not to sign up. it is a perfect time to do it this time of year to find out stuff about your family roots then when your crowd gets together for the holiday party you can impress them with everything you've learned. go to tryancestry.com. peter, what's happening here? >> we're tweeting at bpshow. some fantastic responses to our information we gave you to get in touch with rick schneider the governor of michigan. it is onetoughnerd. spell it out. >> bill: who would ever have a twitter ha
will be announced this saturday in new york city. manzel is the favorite. >> the correct answer is johnny manzel will win the heisman trophy this year. that's all there is to it. >> bill: is he the freshman? >> he is going to win. >> bill: i'll take your word for it. i don't know any of them. i wouldn't know who to vote for. >> you don't get to vote. >> luckily, you don't get to vote. they will give it to the defensive player. collin klein had a very good year but nobody had a better season than johnny manzel. >> bill: i'll take your word for it. i'll tell you what, i have a vote on john boehner's baloney plan yesterday they threw out there on the table. i would love to get your take on it too at 1-866-55-press. my vote is no! my vote is laughing all the way. so, you know what was going on. so for the fiscal cliff negotiations so far it really is serious stuff because the last thing we can afford right now is another 2008 debacle where people lose their shirt because the federal government -- the politicians here membe
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its happened and more importantly, what's going to happen tomorrow. >> today, new york city mayor bloomberg announced a plan top protect the city from future natural disasters but he said there were no magic bullets, you don't have to be a believer in climate change to understand the ding dangers from extreme weather are already here after sandy, after katrina, after record droughts in the midwest, why aren't we seeing more meaningful action from congress on climate change? well, i got four words for you: charles & david koch conservative brothers with combined net worth of $80,000,000,000, $80,000,000,000 have spent a fortunate to kill climate legislation. they have also funded climate change denial science, and they've waged an all-out attack on clean air laws of the. the top 25 senators who have received the most campaign cash from from, seven sitting here today on the environmental public works committees and big surprise. they are all republicans and they have all voted in favor of oil interests. john barasso, jim inhoff and lamar alexander have v
a lot of attention. we're doing the new york city food marathon. the 22.6 dishes in 24 hours. it's absurd, of course it is, but it gets people interested in food who otherwise would not have any interest in food. >> cenk: how dofood. >> gavin: how do you make better scrambled eggs. >> add more yolks. that will give you a dense creamy scrambled egg that tastes like you almost put cream to it, and lower temperature than--cook at a lower temperature. then the next--you have an extra egg white. then you experiment adding an extra egg white. that gives you a fluffy texture like in an omelet just by changing the ratio. >> gavin: what was the most enlivening in your perspective. wow, if i had only known 20 years ago this--was there a particular recipe or approach to cooking or style that distills some of the premise and some of the core? >> i'll give two things. the first is just how contrarian some of the best solutions are. you hear cooking the best steak. you bring it to room temperature, sear it and then cook it. if you do the exact opposite, take the steak and put it in the freezer
. the city has been completely leveled to the ground, and now we come, we offer this recognition, it's very lame. >> eliot: will we be in position to affect the outcome. let me state this as a premise. i take it as a premise that assad will fall at some point. his civil society is fallen. do you accept that premise. >> it was a year ago when the obama administration said bashar is a dead man walking. a year later we can see that this may be the end game, but it has nothing to do with what we do and what we say. and indeed president obama gave hillary clinton secretary of state to promise that the cavalry was on the way and they never showed up. >> eliot: what i heard was there was not much they could do to affect the dynamics of this revolution. >> they were skillful in the way they depicted this fight. the only thing we could do is to have boots on the ground. the syrian people did not want boots on the ground. they wanted help, a free fire zone and no-fly zone and they wanted help, and we offered none. we offered none. now that the syrian rebellion may be on the verge of victory we come i
. sleeping on two seats of a subway car. that's what you get in new york city if you commit a minor offense. >> eliot: it strikes me that the next time an assistant united states attorney is in front of a jury with some poor sha lub caught with some low-level amount of drugs, they should utter hsbc. they let off and this poor guy is going to jail. >> if the law doesn't apply equal toy everybody, you don't have a system of law. until you have a built-in defense for everybody and if i get caught with marijuana you're going to send me to jail for this where a guy who laundered a billion dollars for a bunch of murders gets nothing? >> eliot: it shows you how the system has not changed since '08. look when i was attorney general, we brought a lot of cases. many were civil. we settled a lot of case but we have all learned something. the banks have not changed. the behavior is not -- if i'm the ceo of a bank, hey, guys go out there. we're being told go do this because the most that will happen is we'll pay a little fi
you nobody knows disasters like comedians. >> new york, the high-tech resilient city. just don't get us wet. what the hell was that? >> that's from my upcoming benefit for victims of hurricane sandy. i booked the strongest, smartest comics i could find. my comedian friends and i will raise money to rebuild homes and lives one laugh at a time. >> awe damn, the lights are out! you know what? i'll watch a little television until they come back on. >> only on current tv. >> back on the "young turks." there's a meteorologist who's working in louisiana and apparently getting these comments on line that were a little bit ridiculous. led me read one. they said: >> cenk: now why we would care about what you think is an interesting question, but apparently, everybody has to pass this hair test. here's a picture of rhonda lee. there's of course, nothing wrong with her. that's how she wears her hair. she wrote back of the. >> cenk: that makes section. she went on to say: >> cenk: so, obviously outrangous, how could she have possibly done that. this caused concern by her employer. i'm still tryin
to a different city in nevada in las vegas a man shoots a woman working in the excalibur hotel and then shoots himself. another case of gun violence. then in birmingham, alabama police shot and killed an armed man who wounded and killed two hospital employees. and then another boy shot multiple times and he dies. we move to california city, california. murder-suicide again a 76-year-old kills a 51-year-old woman and then himself. then we go to charlotte, north carolina a 21-year-old male found dead from gunshot wounds. we're still on saturday. a three-year-old in oklahoma, accidently shoots and kills himself. this is what happens when you have guns in the house. you think oh, no that wouldn't happen to me until the three-year-old accidently kills him. don't do it. in roy utah, still on saturday, a man shoots at wife and police. he shoots at his neighbors. they have to evacuate the whole area standoff after standoff. shooting after shooting. we're still on saturday. in newport beach california, a man arrested for firing 50 shots and miraculously no one hurt. if these would have landed half the
gathering at the state capital in lancing, michigan as the city prepares for what could be the largest demonstration in history. the legislature has now rushed through right to work legislation, and governor rick snyder is expected to sign it today. police are on hand and limbed the number of people allowed in the common areas of the capitol. president obama said the right to work bill is not about economics and has everything to do with politics. taxpayers have now made a total of about $22.7 billion overall from the government's investment in the bank rescue. aig is now fully private again. and the british bank is going to pay the u.s. a $1.9 billion penalty for breaking u.s. sanction laws. they have transferred money through the u.s. to drug car tails and nations like iron. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. the chill of peppermint. the rich dark chocolate. york peppermint pattie get the sensation. >> she gets the comedians laughing... >> that's hilarious! >> ...and the thinkers thinking. >> okay, so there's wiggle-room in the ten command
place practically every day in our cities. which hardly gets reported on. but the executive off the white house darn well knows what goes on in -- on the south side of chicago, inner city detroit and new york and los angeles. so jake, keep on asking those questions. we need a stronger press. >> bill: hey john, let me just explain my position here. i think it was a very fair question. you've heard me ask the question if you're a regular. and been very critical. and i've asked questions of jay carney at the briefing about why the president hadn't acted, for example, on the assault weapons ban. i'm just saying there is a way to ask that question which preserves the dignity of the media -- of the press and of the president of the united states. i had a long conversation after the briefing yesterday, for example, with peter baker from "the new york times" and peter said look, that was a legitimate question but he said the way i would have asked it would have been mr. president, you said sunday night that, as a nation, we
about gun control room after the murder-suicide of kansas city chief jovan belcher. according to the nra when is the best time to talk about gun control? never! yeah, you can never satisfy those guys. good morning, everybody. we will bring you up to date on all of the news of the day. today's current news update from lease a ferguson out in los angeles. hi, lease a. good morning. >> hey, bill. good morning. it is a chilly dark foggy morning here in los angeles but i am glad you got some of our nice weather. president obama is speaking to a couple of groups, today, the 2012 tribal nations conference of the department of the interior. first off, he will answer questions from members of the business round table, amid a debate over the fiscal cliff. the group is urging congress to take immediate action to avoid those automatic tax increases and spending cuts come january. president obama is saying that with the way speaker boehner plan stands now, no deal. >> unfortunately the speaker's proposal is out of balance. we will have to see the rates on
we went in san francisco in the city to a micro development housing unit. these are apartments being built that are about 250 square feet. >> bill: not studio apartments. families are living in them? dan: it's for one person, maybe two, not really for a family but, you know, in san francisco very high-rent. if you could cut your apartment in the rent to cut your rent and a half, it's not for everybody but i think a lot of people would do it. >> bill: right. how about the -- you and i talked before you left, did you get a chances to along at the high-speed rail project? dan: i talked to some california policy experts about high-speed rail and where the station are going to go and what exactly needs to happen to put in the core dors. it was interesting thinking about that farm land connecting sacramento down to l.a. would happen. there are proposed routes to las vegas. we are stalking at least five years off from seeing those corridors, but a lot of people are very much for it and you have a lot of farmers that are very against it. it's a controversi
in lancing, michigan as the city prepares for what could be the largest demonstration in history. the legislature has now rushed through right to work legislation, and governor rick snyder is expected to sign it today. police are on hand and limbed the number of people allowed in the common areas of the capitol. president obama said the right to work bill is not about economics and has everything to do with politics. taxpayers have now made a total of about $22.7 billion overall from the government's investment in the bank rescue. aig is now fully private again. and the british bank is going to pay the u.s. a $1.9 billion penalty for breaking u.s. sanction laws. they have transferred money through every day presents another exciting issue. from financial regulation, fraud on wall street. things everyday exploding around the world that leave no shortage for exciting conversations. at the end of the show, you know what has happened, why its happened and more importantly, what's going to happen tomorrow. then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...allstate safe dr
city. here in studio is warren feral. he is heading up an effort to create a white house council on men and boys. welcome to you both inside "the war room." >> thank you. >> thank you, jennifer. >> jennifer: you bet. michael, i want to start with you. how have cutbacks to state and local funding affected the ability to identify and treat young people who may be dealing with these very difficult social issues. >> there have been cutbacks my whole career as a child psychologist because legislatures have wanted to save money on state hospitals, and they have thrown it out to the community. it is because of the sigma of mental health, the shame associated with it. we can imagine that adam's mother wanted to get him treatment because she knew how lonely and isolated he was, and quirky, and maybe terribly disturbed, but where do you go to get help? and how do you get past your own shame of having a boy who may be mentally ill, so many of these school shooters virginia columbine, so many of them have clear diagnosable mental illnesses. and nothing ever came of it
to bring down apartheid 25 years ago. we want every college and university and church and city divesting it's holdings from fossil fuel stock and explaining why, and putting moral pressure on them. we launched this in seattle in front of a huge crowd. the mayor stood up to introduce me. he said, i spent the afternoon talking to my treasurer figuring out how to pull our money out of fossil fuel. they made their official announcement, it will be a hideously hard fight but that fight is engaged. at least we're saying out loud what's true, that these companies are now rogue companies, and until they stop exploring for new hydrocarbons, and until they stop lobbying in washington we've really got to regard them as the source of this trouble. >> and always the bottom approach to solve problems. is it the companies who are at fault? or all of us. i'm sure you've flown around the country in a plane that uses fossil fuel. >> you answered the question yourself right there. even when we don't intend to. most of us don't care at all whether our power comes from the sun or wind or fossil fuel. in fact, w
last year and sandy doing this absolutely horrific damage to new york city, it's a wake-up call. >> eliot: we're beginning to see with regularity maps of what coast lines will look like when ocean lines rise three feet, five feet. it may not happen in the next five years unless we change our trajectory of science. >> this is something that leadership needs to talk about. as a storyteller i know we have to get the story out there. climate change is happening. we immediately have to start transforming our economy to renewable energy. that's totally duible. we can run everything we have right now off existing technology from the wind and the sun and renewable energy. the second thing, it's an incredible economic benefit and economic engine to this area. there are community centers out on the rockaways that have power because greenpeace pulled up with a solar array on the back of a truck and that distributed generated energy helps people. >> eliot: it is unfortunately an event to drive home the reality of what you can do at a moment of distress when you need to find alternative ener
? >> it's like the arguments some people, if you're going to the city and someone said, let's take the triboro bridge, and someone else says we have to take the tunnel. there is an intense argument. the route is what matters here. you have to look at it in historical terms. >> eliot: can i interrupt. >> midtown tunnel. nothing happens in the midtown tunnel. >> eliot: stay out of the midtown tunnel. >> the greatest legislative achievements, soldier social achievements over the last 80 years, and for the republicans the greatest achievements have been the bush tax cuts. each one wants to ask the other to part with that. obama is really insisting we're going to take this--we're going to do this austerity, but we're going to do it by making you give up the thing that you cherish most, the tax cuts for the wealthy. the republicans are saying they want to raise the medicare retirement age. they want to cut the formula for paying social security benefits. they want medicare. they're basically we want to take the greatest historic achievement of lyndon johnson fdr, we want to you sign off
and friends. >> during the big game on nbc, bob costas actually used what happened in kansas city as an execution to call for gun control. >> this ensures that more and more domestic disputes will end in the ultimate tragedy. if he did not possess a gun, he and his girlfriend would still be alive today. >> when people fortunately want to kill other people, there's a lot of ways to do it. >> i just don't know if it is appropriate at that time to make that stance. i don't think we really wanted to hear that -- >> stephanie: i don't want that common sense mixed in with my football. yeah, i think it can say that a gun makes it a lot easier. >> you can't knife someone from across the room. >> or strangle someone -- >> from across the way. >> you can run away if somebody tries to strangle you -- >> god. >> stephanie: this is when it happened. >> yeah. >> stephanie: rush limbaugh. >> the republican party, as lincoln's party freed the slaves, but today the truth is obscured by a pack of lies and the lie is that no republican ever saw a slave that he didn't want to
. >> eliot: when kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher murdered kasandra perkins last weekend and then shot himself it did not happen in a vacuum. there are $30,000 done deaths a year, doing nothing about this is one thing that clearly makes no sense. which begs the question why is government doing nothing when it comes to guns. here to talk to us about possible solutions is john rosenthal, co-founder of stop handgun violence and the american hunters and shooters association, an alternative to nra for moderate gun owners. thank you for joining us. >> thank you eliot. >> eliot: the frustration we've felt for years in response to gun violence. in the context of all that has happened, the lack of action, what is your agenda, and how do you plan to make it real. >> it's no different than it has been the better part of 20 years. i'm a gun owner. i'm a business person. i believe in the second amendment and the right to bear arms but the founders never extended that the second amendment extend to terrorists and criminals to buy guns without even a background check. toy guns and teddy
to maneuver out from under the whip that grover norquist west valley cities around their ears. >> eliot: you say if we're going to confront our deficits, healthcare cost is the tough nut on this issue. how do you begin to confront that issue. >> the attack on medicare that the republicans bring is a fundamental misdiagnosis of our healthcare problem. if you look at our healthcare system across the country we're the most inefficient place in the world 18% of gdp. most inefficient in any other industrialized country is 12%. we don't deliver much better care as a result, so will is an enormous amount of money. whether it's $700 billion a year or 1 trillion-dollar as bush's treasury secretary says, it's a big number. 40% that have comes back through the federal budget. we've got to focus on improving the quality of care and lowering the costs for everybody grab the 40% of those savings that come back to the federal government but help the private sector have lower costs through kaiser, through blue cross united. >> eliot: it's not simply pairing 9 the benefits that individuals will get but the s
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